Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in NYC

Fire breaks out Trump Tower in NYC

Part of Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan catches fire

Another person suffered minor injuries in the blaze, the New York Fire Department said.

President Trump was in Washington and has plans travel to Nashville to give a speech at the American Farm Bureau Federation's Annual Convention.

Trump commissioned architect Der Scutt to create an imposing, dominating structure that the Trump Tower website describes as "a world-famous testament of Mr Trump's grand vision".

Eric Trump tweeted "There was a small electrical fire in a cooling tower on the roof of Trump Tower". "The FDNY were here within minutes and did an exceptional job". There were no evacuations, the spokesperson said, and the flames are reportedly under control. Both are expected to be OK.

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Officials stated that a firefighter and a civilian were injured because of the fire, although the injuries were not life-threatening. Further details were not available. They remained on the roof of the tower even one hour after dousing the fire.

Two people were injured as a result of the fire, FDNY said. NY time, reportedly by Secret Service agents. "The men and women of the #FDNY are true heroes and deserve our most honest thanks and praise!" he posted on micro-blogging site Twitter.

A smoke is seen rising from the roof of Trump Tower, in New York, US, January 8, 2018 in this still image obtained from social media video. How fitting. A sign from God", one wrote, while another added, "Hope Trump likes all the fire and fury happening on top of his tower right now.

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